What You Can Do …
Click on the poster or HERE to become #StigmaFree and engage in the following:
TAKE THE #STIGMAFREE PLEDGE:
Go to NAMI and promise publicly to do what you can to erase the stigma of mental illness in our society. Doing so creates intention, responsibility and accountability.
LEARN ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS:
Check out mental illness information at these sites:
BECOME AN ADVOCATE:
Volunteer with your local mental health organizations, hospital treatment programs, or with a community organization.
Speak out (now that you know facts instead of assumptions) when you hear others misrepresent mental illness and those who suffer from it.
Act politically to support and pass legislation which provides real support for funding and fair treatment within the law for those who suffer from mental illness.
That’s enough to do today:) … I’ll have more tomorrow …
Trying to remember to take my own advice in the Heartland ….
NOTE FYI: In addition to being a Board Certified Coach (BCC), I am also maintain standing as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Master Addiction Counselor (MAC). In the past, I was a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. I have worked in both volunteer and paid positions in Texas and Missouri providing education, advocacy, assessment, and treatment.
Yes, I have some skin in this game …